Preview Week 8: Hartpury RFC v Ampthill

With a perfect seven bonus point wins from seven, leaving Hartpury perched proudly at the summit of National League One, John Barnes’ men have certainly sounded an early salvo to their promotion rivals. But while, on paper, Hartpury look likely favourites for this Saturday’s match-up with Ampthill, director of rugby Barnes…

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Blaydon RFC 5 Hartpury RFC 47

Hartpury continued their imperious start in National League 1 with this eight-try demolition of a brave but out-classed home team. Four tries from man of the match Jake Polledri will be the eye-catching statistic from the game, but this was an excellent team performance from the league leaders in which…

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Preview Week 7: Blaydon v Hartpury RFC

It’s been a dream start but Hartpury RFC director of rugby John Barnes knows how important it is for his squad to stay focused and grounded in their quest for National League One honours. Saturday’s 43-14 victory over Hull Ionians saw Hartpury scoop their sixth successive bonus point win to…

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Hartpury RFC 43 Hull Ionians 14

Hartpury extended their perfect start to the season by recording a bonus point win, their sixth in as many outings, against a plucky and determined team from Humberside. It was not a performance that had the coaches purring, but six tries to two was enough to keep the good run…

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